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enervate

  

      vb  
1    tr   to deprive of strength or vitality; weaken physically or mentally; debilitate  
      adj  
2    deprived of strength or vitality; weakened  
     (C17: from Latin enervare to remove the nerves from, from nervus nerve, sinew)  
  enervating      adj  
  enervation      n  
  enervative      adj  
  enervator      n  
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enervate

  
1   
      vb   debilitate, devitalize, enfeeble, exhaust, fatigue, incapacitate, paralyse, prostrate, sap, tire, unnerve, wash out, weaken, wear out  
2   
      adj   debilitated, devitalized, done in     (informal)   enervated, enfeebled, exhausted, fatigued, feeble, incapacitated, limp, paralysed, prostrate, prostrated, run-down, sapped, spent, tired, undermined, unnerved, washed out, weak, weakened, worn out  

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